NMAT by GMAC is a gateway for admissions to the MBA program offered by various reputed institutions of the country. NMAT dates have been announced. The exam will be conducted online for 88 days from November (Wednesday) to January 30, 2021 (Saturday).
Official website of NMAT: https://www.nmat.org/
Full form of NMAT: Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) Management Aptitude Test
NMAT Details in summary:
|Conducting Body||Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)|
|Frequency||Once a year (75-day test window)|
NMAT Eligibility Criteria:
Before applying, candidates are advised to go through the eligibility criteria for the exam. The applicants are required to fulfill the below-mentioned eligibility criteria for appearing in the NMAT Exam 2020.
- A minimum of 50% marks is required to be scored in the graduation degree program.
- Candidates who are appearing in the final qualifying examination are also eligible to apply, provided they fulfill the eligibility criteria at the time of admission.
- Work experience is not mandatory for appearing in this examination.
- There is no restriction regarding the age of a candidate.
Candidates are advised to determine their eligibility before applying. If found ineligible or involved in any unfair activities, their candidature is liable to be canceled at any stage of the selection process for admission
NMAT Registration / NMAT application and Admit card:
On successful submission of the NMAT application forms the tab stating “Download admit card” will be activated. Post successful submission of the online application form, students can immediately download the admit card. The admit card can be downloaded until the last day of registration.
On the day of the examination, students are required to produce the admit card along with the confirmation page received over email and a valid photo identity card issued by the government.
- It is a necessary document carrying candidates’ registration details and photographs and is essential to produce on test day.
- Getting an admit card signed by the invigilator present in the designated test hall is also a requirement.
- The photo on the admit card must be according to the guidelines set by registration authorities.
- It should be kept in mind that if candidates are retaking the exam the same admit card provided by GMAC earlier has to be produced. Though this does not mean that candidates will be allocated the same test center when they retake the exam.
NMAT Exam Pattern:
GMAC designs NMAT question paper in a computer adaptive way. Questions are framed from three sections: English, Quantitative Ability, and Reasoning. The number of questions in each section differs, so does the allotted time. Candidates have the flexibility to choose the order of section, in case of candidates complete one section within the time limit they can move to the next set of questions. Though leftover time will not be carry forward.
The pattern of the NMAT paper is similar to other MBA entrance examinations like CAT, XAT, etc. The paper will have MSQ type questions with four or more options.
- Total number of questions: 108 Questions
- Total number of sections in the paper: 3
- Total Time allotted: 120 minutes (2 hours)
- Mode of examination: Online (Computer-based test)
- Marking scheme: Three marks are awarded for every correct answer while there is no negative marking for incorrect answers.
- For more information visit the official website: www.nmat.org
Aspiring candidates must be thoroughly familiarized with the syllabus for better preparation. NMAT Exam syllabus has been tabulated below:
|Section||Topics to be covered|
|English||Antonyms, Synonyms, grammatical errors, fill up the blanks, tenses, parts of speech, vocabulary, jumbled sentences, phrasal verbs, sentence correction, sentence completion.|
|Quantitative aptitude||The topics included in this section are: Trigonometry, Algebra, Probability, mensuration, coordinate geometry, line graph, mixture and allegations, permutations and combination, 2d and 3d geometry, Statistics, Modern Mathematics, Number system, percentage, time and work, profit, and loss, average, interest|
|Logical Reasoning||The course of Action, Critical Reasoning, Coding and Decoding, Puzzles, Family tree, Syllogisms, Blood Relation, Classification|